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Thursday, December 3, 2009

Chances Of Surviving A Cardiac Arrest At Home Or Work Unchanged In 30 Years

This is fascinating yet not surprising. Bystander CPR and automated defibrillators in homes and public places are the key to improving these stats.

Article to follow:

The chance of surviving an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest has not improved since the 1950s, according to a report by the University of Michigan Health System. The analysis shows only 7.6 percent of victims survive an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, a number that has not changed significantly in almost 30 years...


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